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Marlins confirm $1.2 billion deal to sell to Jeter group

/ Aug 13, 2017

Marlins confirm $1.2 billion deal to sell to Jeter group

Miami Marlins president David Samson says a signed $1.2 billion agreement has been submitted to Major League Baseball to sell the franchise to a group that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, and the team expects to close on the deal in ...

Tanaka goes on DL with shoulder ailment

/ Aug 13, 2017

Tanaka goes on DL with shoulder ailment

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right shoulder, the team said Saturday. The move was made retroactive to Thursday, a day after Tanaka felt discomfort in his shoulder while pitching four-plus innings against ...

Marlins plan sale to Jeter group

/ Aug 12, 2017

Marlins plan sale to Jeter group

Derek Jeter wins again. The Miami Marlins told Major League Baseball they intend to sign an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes the former New York Yankees captain, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday. Jeter would be a limited partner ...

Sizzling Stanton slugs 40th HR

/ Aug 12, 2017

Sizzling Stanton slugs 40th HR

Two of the game's best players reached impressive statistical marks on Friday. Giancarlo Stanton hit his MLB-leading 40th home run as the Miami Marlins beat Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Friday night. "When he's making contact, he's got a good shot to continue ...

Darvish, sluggers guide Dodgers past Diamondbacks

/ Aug 11, 2017

Darvish, sluggers guide Dodgers past Diamondbacks

Yu Darvish wasn't always sharp in his second start as a Los Angeles Dodger, but a slow curveball he introduced toward the end of his outing helped him make it through five innings and get another win. So did plenty of run support from his ...

Longtime MLB umpire, author Kaiser dies at 72

/ Aug 11, 2017

Longtime MLB umpire, author Kaiser dies at 72

Former major league umpire Ken Kaiser, a colorful figure between the lines who briefly moonlighted as a professional wrestler to make ends meet while working in the minor leagues, has died. He was 72. The World Umpires Association said Thursday he died in his hometown ...